11 Sep '11, 6am

Poor air quality and visibility in several parts of Singapore

SINGAPORE - Residents in several parts of Singapore reported hazy skies and the smell of smoke in the air. They include areas such as Chinatown and Marina Bay. The 24-hour PSI reading as at 4pm on Saturday was 41, with the air quality still in the good range. The next PSI update on the National Environment Agency (NEA) website will be available at 4pm on Sunday. NEA said on its website that the Southwest Monsoon season from June to September is the traditional dry season for the southern ASEAN region. It said periods of dry weather, interspersed with the occasional thundery showers in the afternoon and "Sumatra" squalls in the pre-dawn and early morning, are common during this season. An increase in hotspot activities can be expected during extended periods of dry weather. With the prevailing winds blowing predominantly from the Southeast or Southwest, there is a likelihoo...

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